Instructor - Computer Science

Colorado Springs, CO
Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is seeking applications for a non-tenure track Instructor position in the Department of Computer Science. All areas of Computer Science are considered. The College of Engineering and Applied Science is nationally ranked and offers degrees at the Bachelors, Masters, and PhD levels. The Computer Science department has 15 regular faculty members, including one Presidential Young Investigator and two NSF CAREER winners. Visit for more information.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses including cross-listed courses in the Computer Science Department as assigned by the Department Chair. The course load for an instructor/senior instructor is up to 30 credit hours (10 courses of 3 credit hours each) per academic year, but can be lowered if the instructor participates in other activities. The typical course load for an instructor is 80% teaching (24 credit hours) and 20% service.

Other activities include:

1. Curriculum development including the development of new courses.

2. Guiding undergraduate students in independent studies

3. Developing and teaching distance courses

4. Advising undergraduate majors

5. Participating in Departmental committees and meetings

6. Other as assigned by the Chair

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

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Minimum Qualifications

MS in Computer Science or closely related field.

Desired Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science or a closely related field.

Teaching experience at the college level

Special Instructions to Applicants:A statement of teaching philosophy is required as part of the application. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:Applications submitted by October 31, 2017 will receive full consideration. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Please apply at (requisition #11175). In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or Job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40045 - EAS-Computer Science

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 27, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Tim Chamillard

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00470313